Liberian power utility cancels electricity connection fee

In efforts to accelerate access to electricity and making it affordable for all, the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has decided to remove the upfront service connection fee.

Until the recent official announcement, new customers were required to pay the $55 service connection fee as a perquisite for electricity connection, the Capitol Times reported.

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Source: ESI Africa

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.